Brian Bennett - Drama Montage Vols 1 & 2 | Dutton 2CDSML8511

Brian Bennett - Drama Montage Vols 1 & 2

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Label: Dutton

Cat No: 2CDSML8511

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Release Date: 24th November 2014

About

Drummer and composer Brian Bennett is the man behind the exciting, tension-filled music on 'Drama Montage' Volumes 1 & 2 – two of the finest albums within the Bruton Music library.

Best known as the drummer with legendary pop group The Shadows, in the ’60s Bennett’s career as a composer took off. He kick-started his career as a composer of library music in the ’70s at the KPM 1000 Series under the aegis of Robin Phillips; when Phillips left to form Bruton Music, Bennett went with him.

'Drama Montage', recorded in 1978, was his first Bruton Music assignment – an album aimed at the world of television thrillers and cop shows. Bennett came up with a brilliant set of compositions ideally suited to car chases, shoot-outs, stakeouts and all manner of contemporary dramatic situations. As a result, the 'Drama Montage' material turned up in shows such as The Sweeney, Strangers, Shoestring, Bergerac and Return of the Saint.

More than three decades on, 'Drama Montage' Volumes 1 & 2 are as exciting and engaging as they ever were and illustrate why Bennett enjoyed such success as a library music composer.

Contents:
Drama Montage Vol.1
 (1978) STEREO
A comprehensive theme set of modern dramatics
- Drama Montage
- Drama Montage link 1
- Drama Montage link 2
- In Danger
- In Danger link 1
- Surveillance
- Getting Close
- Maniac
- Heavy Traffic
- Getaway
- Fast and Furious
- Flying Fists
- Prowler
- Darkside
- In Suspense
- Thoughtful
- The Plot
- The Plot link 1
- Routine Check
- Thug
- In Terror
- Startle 1
- Startle 2
- Pussy Foot
- Pussy Foot as above with regular bars
- Foiled
- Foiled Again
- Foiled Again tag only


Drama Montage Vol.2 (1979) STEREO
A comprehensive set of modern dramatic movement, suspense and atmosphere
- Mr Big
- Mr Big link 1
- Mr Big link 2
- Villain
- Spiv
- Hip Joint
- Hip Joint link
- Psychopath
- Psychopath link
- Knuckleduster
- Knuckleduster link
- Thrash 1
- Thrash 1 link 1
- Thrash 2
- Thrash 2 link 2
- Got it Made
- Got it Made link
- Blueprint for Murder
- Stealth
- Watchful Eye
- Watchful Eye link
- Fuse
- Fuse link
- Timewatch
- Waiting
- Eye-opener 1
- Eye-opener 2
- Girl Alone
- Day Off


Includes an 8-page booklet detailing the history of Bruton Music as well as biographical information and the stories behind the albums.
 
Remastered from the original analogue tapes.
First time on CD.

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